Catello Gallotti is professor of Theory of Harmony and Musical Analysis at the “G. Martucci” Conservatory of Music of Salerno, where he also served as chair of the Department for Music Theory, Analysis, Composition, and Conducting. His degrees are in Pianoforte and Polyphonic Music and Choir Conducting. As a theorist, his main research interests include classical Formenlehre, Schenkerian analysis, and history and pedagogy of harmony. Currently, he is member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Gruppo Analisi e Teoria Musicale(GATM) and associate editor of the journal Rivista di Analisi e Teoria Musicale.